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St. Paul's El Burrito Mercado Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

October 24, 2013

El Burrito Mercado in St. Paul will celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in a big way during the first weekend of November.

On Friday, Nov. 1, the market and restaurant will have "muerto face-painting" from 5 to 7 p.m., free pan de muerto (bread), traditional food tastings and a mariachi band in the cafe.

On Nov. 2, there will be more tastings from 2 to 4 p.m. and a Dia de los Muertos presentation by market co-owner Milissa Diaz at 3 p.m.

And on Nov. 3, there will be live music and a five-course dinner with optional tequila flights. The dinner is $50. Tequila flights are extra. Register online at For more information, email milissa@elburrito

El Burrito Mercado: 175 Concord St., St. Paul; 651-227-2192;


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Original headline: BRIEF: El Burrito Mercado celebrating Dia de los Muertos

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